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Wellers Hedleys in Surrey is able to provide advice on all aspects of family law.

Whether you have questions regarding divorce and separation, children and the law, financial settlements on divorce, legal protection from domestic abuse, cohabitation, or prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, our expert solicitors are here to support you with our amicable and collaborative approach to protect your legal rights and advance your interests.

Serving Bookham and Effingham, while also being available across the greater Surrey area, we are committed to ensuring that you fully understand the process and can decipher the legal jargon that is inherent in so much of family law.

This is why we have published a range of guides to assist you. They are free to download and can help you shed light on many of the most common family law matters. To begin reading the guides, click on the download buttons below.


A Guide to the Process of Divorce

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What exactly is the law as it relates to divorce in the UK? What are your options, how much will it cost and how long is the divorce process likely to take? In our Guide to the Process of Divorce, we answer all these questions and more, laying out UK divorce law and its procedures, so that you can embark upon your legal journey with confidence. To begin the process of educating yourself, click through to read the PDF.


A Guide to Finances and Property on Divorce

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Our Guide to Finances and Property on Divorce explores the general principles, procedures and approach to the division of assets, income, and property on divorce. We take an in-depth look at the complex issues of pension sharing, spousal maintenance and child maintenance as well as examining the alternatives to court, including mediation, family arbitration and collaborative law. Click through to download the PDF.


A Guide to Children Matters on Separation

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Ending a relationship can be complex and traumatic even without the involvement of children. However, when children are involved in divorce and separation, their needs must be considered as paramount. In our Guide to Children Matters on Separation, we shed light on why courts will only intervene in disputes in which parents cannot find a path to consensus. We also explain the many alternatives to court as well as the breakdown and rationales of Child Arrangements Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders, Specific Issue Orders, Parenting Orders and more. Download the guide here.


A Guide for Unmarried Couples

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Cohabiting families are the fastest growing family type in the UK, however, cohabiting partners are, as yet, not protected in law in the same way that married spouses are. In our Guide for Unmarried Couples we look at all the important family law issues affecting cohabiting couples, including property arrangements, financial provision for children, Wills and death, cohabitation agreements and what the future may hold for this developing area of the law. Read the PDF here.


A Guide to Wills on Divorce

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Divorce is never easy, but it can be particularly difficult when you also have to think about death, Wills and inheritance at the same time as you are experiencing the process of formally ending a relationship. In our Guide to Wills on Divorce we take a look at the law, current practice and how it may affect you and your family. Download the PDF here.

Wellers’ family law solicitors serving all of Surrey

The specialist family law solicitors at Wellers Hedleys offer a first-class professional legal service with a personal touch. If you live in or around Surrey, the solicitors in our Bookham High Street and Butler House offices can help you with all aspects of family law. Including divorce, separation, financial settlements, child arrangements and Wills and divorce.

For more information, contact Louise Pearce today. You can fill in our contact form, here or call Louise on 01372 750100.